Blog Archive

21 Jun 2013

How to Find Real Estate Auctions in Your Areas

If you are seeking real estate investment opportunities, you should keep an eye on all real estate auctions. Auctions are much more common in the US and Australia when compared to Canada; and home owners are generally
20 Jun 2013

How to Make Money from Property Development

Property development requires a few things if you want to be successful at it and profit in a big way – you need to be thoroughly talented at the process of buying and selling property, you need
20 Jun 2013

How to Become a Real Estate Appraiser

Becoming a real estate appraiser in Canada can be a difficult task, as the requirements are steep and standards are high. In order to become a home appraiser, you need to have certain academic qualifications, undergo training,
20 Jun 2013

How to Cancel a Real Estate Contract

Contracts are generally legally binding, and cannot be taken lightly – however, they can be terminated under certain conditions. In real estate, there are two basic types of contracts – the contract you sign with your agent
20 Jun 2013

Buying and Flipping Real Estate

Flipping a house means buying a property cheap, at below market price, increasing its resale value, and then selling it fast to obtain profit. Flipping might not seem like a profitable venture given the current financial crisis
20 Jun 2013

Do you Need a Lawyer to Buy a House?

Practically speaking it is not compulsory to need a lawyer when buying a house as this can be done between you, a real estate agent and the seller. However, if you want your agreement to be flawless
20 Jun 2013

How to Evaluate Commercial Real Estate

Commercial real estate is a property used for business purposes, such as private offices, shopping malls, boutiques etc. Property investors in Canada usually feel comfortable investing in residential property, but investing in commercial real estate has become
20 Jun 2013

How to be a Successful Real Estate Agent

Being successful as a real estate agent depends on how much effort you put into your work and learning new ways to stay ahead of the curve. However, there are some tips as well that can help
20 Jun 2013

Commercial Real Estate Marketing Plan

A good marketing plan is vital for a successful business. It helps the owners market their business efficiently and attract potential clients. If you are a real estate agent or broker and have been given the of
20 Jun 2013

How to Get Real Estate License in Canada

While dealing with the buying and selling of houses might not seem like too difficult a task, a lot goes into becoming a licensed real estate representative, particularly in Canada, where the standards are extremely high. In
20 Jun 2013

How to Find a Good Real Estate Agent

If you are planning to buy or sell property, finding a qualified real estate agent will help you go through the process without any issues. Instead of wasting your time by planning on how to sell your
20 Jun 2013

How to File a Complaint Against a Real Estate Agent

If a consumer feels he was offered a bad deal by a particular real estate agent, he or she has every right to hold the agent accountable and file a complaint against the individual with the Real
20 Jun 2013

Negotiating Real Estate Commissions

Buying or selling real estate is no doubt a strenuous task and it takes a lot of experience to understand the market trends. Nevertheless, the task can be a made a little stress free by hiring the
20 Jun 2013

How to do Electrical Wiring in a House

Given the amounts of safety hazards and risks that are involved, most of which can be life-threatening, it is best to leave electrical wiring to the experts. However, if you are bent upon doing it yourself, make
20 Jun 2013

How to Decorate a Virtual House

Having bought your dream house, you will now need to get down to the task of decorating it – however, while you might have the perfect vision in your mind, there is always the risk that it
20 Jun 2013

How to Become a Home Decor Consultant

Home design and decorating is a great way to enhance home spaces by increasing their visual appeal and maximizing their comfort and functionality. If you have an eye for depth, and enjoy executing home decorating projects to
20 Jun 2013

The Canadian Mortgage Myth

Mortgage is defined as “a debt instrument that is secured by the collateral of specified real estate property and that the borrower is obliged to pay back with a predetermined set of payments.” Mortgage loan is usually
20 Jun 2013

Land Transfer Tax for First Time Home Buyer

Land transfer tax is a tax imposed by the Canadian government on the buyer of a property, and the latter pays it to the provincial government on closing – that is when the deal is complete and
20 Jun 2013

Increasing the Resale Value of House

More than being a safe haven where you live, a house is also an investment which you can cash in on in the future should you ever choose to sell it. The higher the value of your
20 Jun 2013

How to Market a Real Estate Company

Like any other business, a real estate company needs to be marketed cleverly and to full effect in order to draw in the customers so you can start establishing a loyal clientele and earning a name for